FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

Taking Food On the Road

by Susan Barnes

Nov 21, 2017

© Kobeza | Dreamstime

Travel Tips

As the holiday season approaches, it’s likely over the river and through the woods to Grandma’s – or Aunt Stacy’s, or Uncle Bob’s, or friends who are family’s – place you’ll go. Being the good guest you are, you’ll want to bring a homemade dish to add to the sure-to-be festive spread. But there’s that aforementioned traveling – how to get your dish to your destination in one delicious piece?


Believe it or not, Tupperware is still around, just as it has been for more than 70 years. As Consultant Karen Hauck says, it’s “not your mama’s Tupperware.” In fact, that’s the name of her Tupperware Facebook group, through which she can host parties live and take orders online.


family passing food at dinner

Photo: Seanlockephotography | Dreamstime

For ideas on how to best transport your homemade dishes to your holiday destinations, we checked in with Karen on five of her favorite Tupperware pieces that make taking your food on the road clean and easy.


Fridgesmart 4-Piece Set

If you’re planning on a crudite platter, Karen suggests this four-piece set. Simply prepare your veggies – and even fruit – and store them in the containers of various sizes to carry along with you. Then, when the fun is over, if there’s any leftover, just pop them back in. “The Fridgesmart 4-Piece Set is good to keep veggies and fruits that are left over fresh for up to two weeks.”


Flavor Saver Container

Tasked with roasting the turkey at home this year, and bringing it with you for everyone to enjoy? Have no fear, the Flavor Saver Container is here! Large enough to hold an entire turkey, chicken or ham, this container features a lift-out tray so you can transfer easily to the table.


Round Container

Though it looks simple enough, this Round Container can save our pie-serving day with its airtight and liquid-tight seal, as well as a sure grip so there’s no risk of dropping. Aside from a single nine-inch pie, this container can also carry brownies, or those ginger spice cookies you’ve whipped up – really any baked item you want to share.


Rectangular Cake Taker

Just like the pie you’re going to serve, you wouldn’t want anything to happen to the cake you baked, either. Enter the Rectangular Cake Taker, which a 9- by13-inch single or double-layer cake fits into. Or, if cupcakes are more your taste, flip the bottom over and take 18 with you on the road.


Vent ’N Serve Medium Shallow Set

Let’s be honest – one of the best things about holiday meals is the leftovers. This set from Tupperware makes it easy to go from the fridge to the microwave in one step, without needing to dirty another dish. After all, the less dishes that need washing during the holidays, the better.


Insta Feed
Destinations / Europe
Sep 28, 2023

Gramping Getaways at Chateau Mcely, Czech Republic

What better setting for grandparents and granddaughters to connect and share than a fairy-tale château set beside a fabulous forest? The Gramping Getaway at Chateau Mcely Spa Hotel & Forest Retreat in Mcely, Czech Republic, offers a themed adventure centering around the charming story of the château’s Princess Nely and her magical cheetah friend Pralinka. The character of the princess is based on the children’s book Nely, the Princess of Chateau Mcely written by château owner Inez Cusumano.

Interior Upgrades Begin Rolling Out Across United Fleet

United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.

Destinations / Europe
Sep 28, 2023

Visit These 3 London Spots Going All out for Halloween

This October, take the whole family to London and take time to not only enjoy the classic sites but also these scary fun Halloween events and experiences. Whether it’s a spooky-filled trip to the London Zoo or a step into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, here are the three can’t-miss experiences:

Sep 28, 2023

8 Medellín, Colombia, Destinations for Family Travel

It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Medellín, Colombia, with us.

United Airlines Celebrates its First Class of United Aviate Graduates

As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.

Sep 27, 2023

Family Vacation Bundles in Orlando Now Include Luxury Boating Experiences

Make your family trip to Orlando so much more than just visiting the theme parks. Thanks to new vacation bundles from luxury hotels in Orlando, available as of Sept. 1, you can enjoy exclusive boating experiences during your trip.